|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1819|
|Death: ||Feb. 23, 1897|
John Fite was born in Brown County, Ohio. He lived in Grant County, Indiana when he died. The town of Rigdon is on the county line with the cemetery ending up in Madison County, Indiana.
He was first married to Susan (Stout) Fite on 20 Apr 1847 in Brown County, Ohio. Susan died in Nov 1879 in Madison County, Indiana.
He married for a second time to Harriet (Safford) Fite on 17 Sep 1883 in Madison County, Indiana.
John and Susan were parents to: Lafayette Fite; George Fite; Martha (Fite) Street; Oscar Fite; Mary (Fite) Bannon; Jefferson Fite; Clara (Fite) Lewallen; and Permelia (Fite) Davis.
DAILY CHRONICLE, MARION, INDIANA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24,1897
DEATH OF JOHN FITE
John Fite, aged 72 years and one of the old residents of the county, died last evening at his home near Point Isabel, after suffering several months of a complication of diseases. The funeral will occur tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock, from the residence.
MARION LEADER MARION, INDIANA FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1897
AN OLD CITIZEN DIES
John Fite, an old and respected citizen of Green township, died at 5 o'clock Tuesday evening after an illness of three years. The funeral occurred at Point Isabel Thursday. Interment was made at Rigdon.
Susan Ann Stout Fite (1829 - 1879)*
Hattie S. Safford Fite (1822 - 1909)*
Lafayette Fite (1848 - 1879)*
George Fite (1850 - 1880)*
Martha Fite Street (1852 - 1923)*
Oscar Fite (1854 - 1914)*
Jefferson Fite (1863 - 1880)*
Clora Fite Lewallen (1865 - 1916)*
Permelia J. Fite Davis (1868 - 1922)*
Though his headstone shows his birthdate as 17 Sep 1819 - it is shown as 14 Sep 1819 in the Charles Fite family Bible....Charles was John's father.
Plot: Row 8
Maintained by: Linda
Originally Created by: Night Angel
Record added: Dec 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23420803